Fort Myers city council addresses Occupy Ft. Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Fort Myers City Council addressed concerns about Occupy Fort Myers at their city council meeting Monday night.  They said they don't want to start a fi..
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Naples man arrested in connection to grow house

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. -- A Naples man is out on bond and after he was accused of running a grow house in Lehigh Acres.Miguel Jimenez, 41, was arrested by Lee County Sheriff's Office d..
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Ballot language questions in Fort Myers

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Genevieve Judge

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A ballot measure under fire by a downtown Fort Myers bar owner.  He says the final wording on the sample ballot is not what was approved.  The measure..
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14 companies named

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla- Fourteen companies in southwest Florida can now call themselves "fit friendly."The program is put on by the American Heart Association. It takes into considera..
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New businesses to launch in Immokalee

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Alissa Reitmeier

IMMOKALEE, Fla.- Six Immokalee residents who started out with nothing more than a dream, will now open their doors and call themselves business owners."This program gives them a ro..
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Walker addresses concerns of Edison State students

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Vanessa Ruffes

FORT MYERS, Fla. - In his first meeting with concerned students since they called for his resignation, Edison State College president Kenneth Walker addressed questions about his d..
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Cape reserve police force, fuel software discussed

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Rachael Rafanelli

CAPE CORAL, Fla -- Tonight a concerned citizen proposes reserve police officers in the Cape, plus, talk of spending $300,000 dollars to protect the city's fuel. There's lots going ..
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Mother arrested for holding knife to 6 y/o son

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Robert Burns

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A mother is arrested after, deputies say, she held a 12 inch blade to her 6 year old sons throat and threatened his life. 23 year old Tiffany Rodriguez is in jai..
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Disabled Lee County shelter dog gets adopted

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Anjuli Lohn

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- Life is looking up for Trixie, the disabled Chihuahua, who waltzed into Lee County Animal Services on two paws instead of four earlier this month. On Monday, Trix..
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President has plan to help struggling homeowners

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Erin Maloney

LAS VEGAS, Nevada- President Obama is betting on a new plan for struggling homeowners that could help to lower interest rates. He unveiled the ideas in Las Vegas which has fallen v..
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US officials want to help more trafficking victims

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says more people are applying for visas aimed at victims of human trafficking following a major outreach effort.   ..
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5th Avenue businesses begin seasonal hiring

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Colby Robertson

NAPLES, Fla.- In Southwest Florida, there's a glimmer of hope when it comes to hiring. Albeit temporary, seasonal hiring is picking up on 5th Avenue in Naples. Belini on Fifth, Pad..
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Judge blocks Fla.'s new welfare drug testing law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A federal judge has blocked Florida's controversial new law requiring that welfare applicants pass a drug test to receive benefits.    Judge Mar..
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FPL gets full nuke request, Progress proposals cut

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Customers of Florida's two largest electric utilities will pay $282 million in nuclear cost recovery fees next year.    The Public Service C..
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Tallahassee police investigating multiple deaths

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - For the second time in less than a year Tallahassee authorities are looking into "suspicious deaths with multiple victims."    Tallahassee P..
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CCSO issues cautions about replica guns

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- The Collier County Sheriff’s Office is cautioning the public about the seriousness and potential consequences of airsoft guns that appear real. These lo..
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2 arrested in Venice shooting incident

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

VENICE, Fla.- The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office has filed charges against two men in connection with a shooting incident on Loyola Road in Venice on September 22nd. Harold Barre..
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Salvation Army brings 'Christmas Cheer' to Naples

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Lauren Pastrana

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla.- Santa Claus will be busy exactly two months from now, but his many helpers are already hard at work. In Collier County, the Salvation Army is making it's list..
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'Occupy Ft. Myers' protesters staying put

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT MYERS, Fla.- It's now day ten of the Occupy Fort Myers movement and protestors are staying put in Centennial Park, despite citations from police. 
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Road rage suspect using Stand Your Ground defense

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Lawyers for a 68-year-old man accused of killing a federal agent during a road-rage incident are preparing to use the state's 'Stand Your Ground' law d..
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